Arion (manga)

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Cover of the last Japanese volume of Arion, published in 1985
GenreMythic fiction
Written byYoshikazu Yasuhiko
Published byTokuma Shoten
MagazineMonthly Comic Ryū
Original runMarch 1979September 1984
Anime film
Directed byYoshikazu Yasuhiko
Written byYoshikazu Yasuhiko
Akiko Tanaka
Music byJoe Hisaishi
ReleasedMarch 15, 1986
Runtime118 minutes
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Arion (アリオン) was a manga series written and illustrated by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, published in Tokuma Shoten's Monthly Comic Ryū from March 1979 to September 1984. The story follows Arion, a young man kidnapped by Hades as a child and raised to believe that his mother was blinded by Zeus and that killing the ruler of Mount Olympus will cure her.

An animated feature film adaptation, written and directed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, was released in 1986.


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